Consultancy: Writer

  • Development
  • Anywhere
Organization: Search for Common Ground
Closing date: 28 Feb 2021

Purpose of the Consultancy

This consultancy will support Search for Common Ground’s Middle East and North Africa / Asia teams to champion and write full project proposals.

Statement of Work

  1. Support the writing process for one proposal

  2. Adhere to a proposal task tracker and calendar and deliver sections according to an agreed upon schedule

  3. Liaise with Search business development staff and in-country staff for inputs, feedback and deliverables

  4. Incorporate inputs from various review processes into proposal sections

  5. Support in the drafting of M&E sections, including logframes based on agreed upon project logic

  6. Provide support on a variety of proposal sections, including but not limited to: contexts and methodologies, budget narratives and key personnel.

  7. Coordinate with other section writers, interns and the MENA/Asia business development team, and contribute to strict adherence to proposal timelines

Deliverables & Payment Schedule

The following deliverables and payment structure are expected from this consultancy: Full payment upon completion and successful submission of a proposal.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Advanced university degree in education, international development, social sciences, peacebuilding, or other related technical field.
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at national or international level on peacebuilding programs.
  • Strong technical expertise in writing and editing in English.
  • Ability to understand and process complex ideas into concise language
  • Good knowledge of peacebuilding methodologies and approaches.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work as part of a writing team
  • Proven expertise delivering according to agreed upon schedules
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office or other similar software.

How to apply:

Please apply here.

Deadline for applications: February 28, 2021.

Please submit:

1) A technical proposal (1 page) which outlines the consultant’s approach and experience in proposal writing

2) CV

3) Financial proposal with a daily rate inclusive of all fees and estimated number of days for writing one full project proposal.


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